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Nigeria

Responsible Office

Responsible Office

Please send all your documents to our office in: Bern

Business

Business

1 Application form
Dully filled and original signed (online Form)

Original passport
Valid for at least six months beyond return date

2 passport photo
Biometric and in color (see photo criteria)

Invitation letter
Invitation letter on company letterhead, stamped and signed. The letter must specify:

  • Data from the invited person
  • Traveldates
  • Reason for the trip

The following sentence has to be writen in the Invitation letter: the company accepts full immigration responsibility while the applicant is in Nigeria

Commercial register extract
Copy excerpt from the company in Nigeria

Letter of introduction
from the applicant's employer in Switzerland, stamped and signed. The letter must specify:

  • Data from the traveling person
  • Travel dates
  • Reason for the trip
  • Confirmation to cover the travel expenses

Vaccination record
Copy of yellow fever vaccination certificate

Proof of last visa
A copy of the last Nigeria Visa

Copy of passport details page
A copy of the passport pages containing the personal information

Travel confirmation
Copy of flight confirmation for entry and departure

Residence permit
If necessary, a copy of the applicant´s residence permit valid for Switzerland or Liechtenstein

 

TWP

TWP

1 Application form
Dully filled and original signed (online Form)

 

Original passport
Valid for at least six months beyond return date

2 passport photo
Biometric and in color (see photo criteria)

Invitation letter
Invitation letter on company letterhead, stamped and signed. The letter must specify:

  • Data from the invited person
  • Traveldates
  • Reason for the trip

The following sentence has to be writen in the Invitation letter: the company accepts full immigration responsibility while the applicant is in Nigeria

Commercial register extract
Copy excerpt from the company in Nigeria

Work permit
For a TWP visa it requires the following document from Nigeria: A cabled copy of Comptroller General of Immigration Service's approval

Letter of introduction
from the applicant's employer in Switzerland, stamped and signed. The letter must specify:

  • Data from the traveling person
  • Travel dates
  • Reason for the trip
  • Confirmation to cover the travel expenses

Vaccination record
Copy of yellow fever vaccination certificate

Proof of last visa
A copy of the last Nigeria Visa

Copy of passport details page
A copy of the passport pages containing the personal information

Travel confirmation
Copy of flight confirmation for entry and departure

Residence permit
If necessary, a copy of the applicant´s residence permit valid for Switzerland or Liechtenstein

Tourist

Tourist

1 Application form
Dully filled and original signed (online Form)

Original passport
Valid for at least six months beyond return date

2 passport photo
Biometric and in color (see photo criteria)

Vaccination record
Copy of yellow fever vaccination certificate

Proof of financial evidence
Bank statements over the last 3 months

Copy of passport details page
A copy of the passport pages containing the personal information

Travel confirmation

  • Copy of flight confirmation for entry and departure
  • Copy of the hotel confirmation

 

Residence permit
If necessary, a copy of the applicant´s residence permit valid for Switzerland or Liechtenstein

Processing time

Processing time

5 working days

 

Information

Information

For the first application each traveler must go to the consulate personally, or when the last visa was issued more than 4 years ago. Appointments are possible on Monday and Wednesday.
You can send us all the documents, AVS will check your documents and arrange your appointment.
If there are difficulties with the online payment of visa fees, we are happy to help. Just fill out the form and sign it, AVS will advance the payment for you after checking for correctness.

Documents

Documents

Application form

Online

Order form

PDF

Pricelist

PDF